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Astros keep eye on standings ahead of rematch vs. D-backs
(Photo credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports) The Houston Astros are putting heat on the Texas Rangers with the regular season just two days away from ending. Houston has a chance to move into a first-place tie in the American League West when it visits the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night in Phoenix. The Astros (88-72) have won their past two games while Texas (89-71) dropped its past two to tighten up the divisi
Rangers, Mariners meet again with AL West, wild card on the line
(Photo credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports) Julio Rodriguez is unquestionably the Seattle Mariners' star. But the player the Mariners most want at the plate in a clutch situation is J.P. Crawford. Crawford hit a grand slam Friday night in an 8-0 victory against the visiting Texas Rangers, helping the Mariners tighten the American LeagueWest race heading into the final weekend of the regular season. Entering Saturday'
California Governor signs law to tax sales of guns, ammunition

SACRAMENTO, California: Intending to raise some US$160 million per year to help prevent gun violence, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law this week a first-in-the-nation state excise tax on sales of firearms and ammunition.

Due to come into force in July 2024, the California excise tax will add an 11 percent levy on top of the existing federal excise gun and ammo tax, a rate of 10 or 11 percent, dep

Amazon faces antitrust lawsuit for monopolizing online marketspace

SEATTLE, Washington: As part of Washington's efforts to stop Big Tech from monopolizing the most lucrative parts of the internet, this week, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a landmark antitrust lawsuit against

The FTC also asked the court to consider forcing Amazon to sell assets and accused the online retailer, worth US$1.3 trillion, of preventing sellers on its online marketplace from o

How to Watch, Listen & Stream Vikings at Panthers in Week 4

by Lindsey Young, Craig Peters & Ellis Williams

EAGAN, Minn. - The Vikings (0-3) will visit the Panthers (0-3) at noon (CT) Sunday in Week 4.

Here are all the ways to catch the action, followed by three things the editorial staff will be watching for during the game.


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Final Thoughts: Vikings at Panthers in Week 4

by Craig Peters, Lindsey Young & Ellis Williams

EAGAN, Minn. - Justin Jefferson does not want to hear about trade talks.

The Vikings 0-3 start has ignited outside conversation about Minnesota dealing key players for future assets. However, Jefferson clarified that the team is focused on still accomplishing its original season-long goals.

"I'm tired of people saying that we're looking

Seahawks Insiders Podcast: Previewing Seahawks at Giants

It's a big east-coast trip as the Seahawks prepare to face the Giants in prime time during Week 4 in New York.

It's a big east-coast trip as the Seahawks prepare to face the Giants in prime time during Week 4 in New York. Jen Mueller and John Boyle preview Week 4 at MetLife Stadium. Listen and subscribe to the Seahawks Insiders podcast.

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2023 Week 4 Picks And Predictions at the New York Giants

The Seattle Seahawks face the New York Giants on Monday, October 2 at MetLife Stadium as part of Week 4 of the 2023 season. Kickoff is set for 5:15 p.m. PT. Here’s what local and national media are predicting:  Ari Horton

The Seattle Seahawks take on the New York Giants for the 2023 Week 4 Monday night game at MetLife Stadium. Take a look at what local and national media are predicting for Monday's

NYT Politics

If the Government Shuts Down, What Will It Take to Reopen?
Author: Kayla Guo
Any deal to keep it open would have to be bipartisan, since the Senate and White House are controlled by Democrats, and the House by Republicans.
Republicans’ Promises to Combat Fentanyl Fall Flat With Some Voters
Author: Jennifer Medina and John Tully
Republicans are making big promises about combating fentanyl. Their words ring hollow to some who know too much about the drug’s deadly toll.